Benefiting the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County, it is 1.5 miles of most imaginative drive-through light show displays in the region, against the backdrop of beautiful Smith Point County Park.
Artists, photographers and nature lovers: bundle up for a walk on the winter beach with a Park Ranger and be inspired! Join us at Fire Island National Seashore at the Wilderness Visitor Center next to Smith Point County Park. Collect … Full Story
By Timothy Bolger ~ Beyond the 17 communities, out past “the other Fire Island” in the wilderness area, lies another side of the barrier beach — the far reaches of the national seashore that rarely gets attention. Smith Point County … Full Story
The summer season has been busy for Atlantic Marine Conservation Society (AMSEAS – amseas.org) with 17 marine mammal and sea turtle stranding responses in the month of July so far. Responses took place across Long Island, from the East End into … Full Story
By Jaime Franchie The piping plover, a federally-listed, threatened and endangered bird species on Long Island, is the catalyst for controversial driving restrictions on Smith Point beach this summer season. The piping plover is a small and stocky migratory bird … Full Story
By Timothy Bolger The half-dozen municipalities that govern Fire Island scored a cumulative grade of C+ on a recent report card that ranked nearly 200 Long Island localities’ responsiveness to public records requests. The News tallied Fire Island’s grade from … Full Story